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conversations] >> a look ahead at the midterm elections as charlie cook joins senate editor jennifer duffy. they talk about the congressional and gubernatorial races. beginning at 8 eastern. the senate california race with the first debate between barbara boxer and republican candidates carly fiorina. >> there is nothing about finance that is like a rocket science. this is the most frustrating thing. the biggest ponzi scheme for wall street is telling someone who has worked really hard to earn about that they are not smart enough to understand how that is going to be invested. >> meredith whitney was the first to predict losses for lehman brothers. she's our guest on "q&a". >> the president spoke today in the rose garden after the august jobs report came out. >> good morning, everybody. as we head into liberty weekend, i know many people across this country are concerned about what the future holds for themselves and their families and for the economy as a whole. there is no quick fix for the worst recession we have experienced since the great depression. the truth is it took years to crea
a long discussion before the program started. during that conversation, jennifer, dave and judy convince me that we should create a group like mothers against drunk driving. the idea would be a national advocacy group devoted to ending distracted driving. that was born in the studios of cnn. during the year since, jennifer, dave, judy and other members have travelled the country doing important and inspiring work, putting a human face on a terrible problem. at last year's summit, we learned that distracted driving is an epidemic. it is an epidemic because everyone has a cell phone, and everyone thinks they can use it while driving. you all know this. if i asked for a show of hands -- which i am not going to do [laughter] -- i know that everyone of you has a self done. and i also know that everyone has used it while driving. do not deny it. we are hooked on it. that is why it is an epidemic. there is no bigger distraction than people on a cell phone or people texting and driving. there is not. you cannot drive safely doing that. i want to say a special word of thanks to the chief of polic
mentors who were open. jennifer was one of those people. it is people like jennifer that i am now giving vice to others. take risks, be loyal, have a sense of purpose and help other people. thank you. flu >> if you want to reach me afterwards, my email is mblake at whp.eop.gov. if you need anything else from us, go to wrous.gov. the young people go to healthcare.gov. you can stay on your parent's health plan until age 26. that is critical in communities right now. a few things, one, go visit the white house booth upstairs. it's just a train. it's not the coming of jesus right now. folks out here looking around right now. booth 309 is the booth. we ask them to be ambassadors of change. i think we've heard a lot. i want to put it in this context how we have started. these are the things we have been waiting for. thises beautiful from our end. a packed room. people who have been here since 9:00. realize the name of the group that has us here, impact. it's not just showing up. what are you going to leave and do? i want you to realize a consequence in action. in a few weeks, they're will be a
machines have a trail. it is a state, when jennifer brunner came into office, she made a real commitment that there were options for voters to vote on paper. host: jan on the republican line, good morning. caller: i want to tell ms. goodman that he keeps talking about the nuns who cannot vote. my mother was born in alabama and she has never had a troubled voting in arizona. you picked arizona as a bad place to vote. the other thing i would like to know t-- who finances you? who pays for all of this? you go after different states. who pays for your time doing this? guest: people like yourself. as a membership organization and you can go online -- it is a membership organization and you can go online, commoncause.org. we were founded 40 years ago and most of our lights were turned onlinepeople going and giving donations. we're not funded by corporations -- host: government? guest: no, not the government. it is a citizen advocacy group. that is where our firepower comes from. when we stopped and small donations from the folks like you, the lead -- would allow -- when we stopped getting smal
there is an amendment to that agreement by the end of next year. host: last question is from michigan, jennifer on the republican line. caller: yes, congressman. i'm a little bit confused. i have a son who his career military so i it supports the military. he was part of the mission to find saddam hussein and i'm very proud of him. i would not have him any other way. i raised him to be a proud american. he did two tours in iraq, came home, did a tour in afghanistan, came home safe, with posttraumatic stress disorder. no doubt getting ready to go back to afghanistan. what in the world are we going to do here? they are putting us in there and failed, rushed us in there and failed. what can we hope to accomplish with all that -- host: thank you. we will pause there, because we understand the question. guest: first of all, thank you so much for the service of your son. i believe the military today is the most extraordinary this country has had in its history in terms of the young men and women who served in the armed forces. i think in afghanistan that achieving the level of stability that afghanis
to that agreement by the end of next year. host: last question is from michigan, jennifer on the republican line. caller: yes, congressman. i'm a little bit confused. i have a son who his career military so i it supports the military. he was part of e mission to find saddam hussein and i'm very proud of him. i would not have him any other way. i raised him to be a proud american. he did two tours in iraq, came home, did a tour in afghanistan, came home safe, with posttraumatic stress disorder. no doubt getting ready to go backo afghanistan. what in the world are we going to do here? they are putting us in there and failed, rushed us in there and failed. what can we hope to accomplish with all that -- host: thank you. we will pause there, because we understand the question. guest: first of all, thank you so much for the service of your son. i believe the military today is the most extraordinary this country has had its history in terms of the young men and women who served in the armed forces. i think in afghanistan that achieving the level of stability that afghanistan is not used as a basis of
the human rights protections of the constitution's in this country. jennifer will discuss a little bit about what is happening across the country. >> good morning, everyone. i want to make mr. conyers for bringing us all together to talk about these very important issues. i have been asked to talk about racial profiling in the context of emigrants. there have been many waves of american history in which there have been anti-democrat laws and policies, but that the federal and state and city level. starting about five years ago, there has been a more recent wave, and states and cities across the country started proposing and enacting laws that were essentially designed to make life very hard for emigrants and to try to drive them out. in the last five years the state legislators have enacted reject proposed thousands of anti- immigrant laws. -- who have proposed thousands of anti-democrat loss. one of those mentioned here was the pennsylvania law, which is a law that prohibited undocumented immigrants from granting and restricted employment as well. there have been similar laws all across the
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